#2 Fails to open a read only file

1.0
closed
nobody
None
2014-06-19
2014-06-16
Fabian Greffrath
No

This has been reported as Debian Bug #751603:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=751603

"Eureka fails to open a read only file, for example a WAD that is in /usr/somewhere/."

And indeed:

$ eureka /usr/share/games/doom/doom1.wad

Eureka DOOM Editor v1.00 (C) 2013 Andrew Apted, et al

Current time: 09:31 on 2014/06/16
Home dir: /home/greffrath/.eureka
Cache dir: /home/greffrath/.eureka
Install dir: /usr/share/eureka
Reading config file: /home/greffrath/.eureka/config.cfg
Reading recent list from: /home/greffrath/.eureka/misc.cfg
Looking for IWADs....
Writing recent list to: /home/greffrath/.eureka/misc.cfg
Reading key bindings from: /usr/share/eureka/bindings.cfg
Reading key bindings from: /home/greffrath/.eureka/bindings.cfg
Opening WAD file: /usr/share/games/doom/doom1.wad
open failed: Permission denied

FATAL ERROR: Cannot load pwad: /usr/share/games/doom/doom1.wad

FATAL ERROR: Cannot load pwad: /usr/share/games/doom/doom1.wad

Discussion

  • Andrew Apted
    Andrew Apted
    2014-06-18

    Thanks for the report, bug confirmed and noted.

    I will close this ticket when it's fixed.

     
  • Andrew Apted
    Andrew Apted
    2014-06-19

    Fixed now (revision 1436)

     
  • Andrew Apted
    Andrew Apted
    2014-06-19

    • status: open --> closed